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Administration Guide

User definition and groups

FortiGate authentication controls system access by user groups. By assigning individual users to the appropriate user groups, this controls each user’s access to network resources. The user groups members are user accounts, of which there are several types. Local and peer users are defined in FortiOS. User accounts can also be defined on remote authentication servers.

This section contains information about configuring the following:

For information about configuring authentication servers, see the LDAP servers, RADIUS servers, TACACS+ servers, and SAML sections.

FortiGate authentication controls system access by user groups. By assigning individual users to the appropriate user groups, this controls each user’s access to network resources. The user groups members are user accounts, of which there are several types. Local and peer users are defined in FortiOS. User accounts can also be defined on remote authentication servers.

This section contains information about configuring the following:

For information about configuring authentication servers, see the LDAP servers, RADIUS servers, TACACS+ servers, and SAML sections.